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Nice florist!

Any small flower shoppes in Carlingford, NSW that will deliver? [more inside]
posted by lain on Mar 23, 2008 - 1 answer

What flowers will be blooming in Kauai in March?

What flowers will be blooming in Kauai in March? [more inside]
posted by molybdenum on Mar 16, 2008 - 5 answers

Pretty flowers near the dirty water?

My friend is a talented, hobby flower arranger. She's doing her biggest job so far this summer, doing 8 table arrangements plus bouquets and buttonierres for a wedding. We live about an hour north of Boston, and she is looking for some new inspiration for this upcoming project. There must be great flower shops and markets in Boston where she can get good deals and interesting materials, but we don't even know where to start looking. [more inside]
posted by Soulbee on Mar 2, 2008 - 6 answers

last minute surprise for my single girlfriends on vday

This is a ridiculous question. It's 12:20AM Valentine's Day morning. I suddenly want to send flowers (or some other encouraging vday-ish gift) to a quite a few of my single girlfriends at their respective workplaces. Am I crazy, is this doable and how?? [more inside]
posted by pinksoftsoap on Feb 13, 2008 - 18 answers

"I must get the recipe for your lavender."

Where can one buy edible flowers from a reputable vendor in New York? [more inside]
posted by Hwaet on Dec 13, 2007 - 8 answers

I am looking for gardening experiments

I am looking for gardening experiments [more inside]
posted by pracowity on Oct 21, 2007 - 9 answers

What is this poster?

What is this poster? Who made it? Can I buy a print somewhere? [more inside]
posted by brgale on Sep 12, 2007 - 5 answers

How do I reboot my garden?

My garden has been overtaken by weeds and ribbon grass, how can I start over? [more inside]
posted by perpetualstroll on Aug 20, 2007 - 10 answers

I want to buy plants in Austin.

Looking for a good nursery in the Austin, TX area. [more inside]
posted by puritycontrol on Aug 20, 2007 - 5 answers

Have you seen this flower pot?

I don't suppose anyone knows where I could get a flower pot like this in the UK or Ireland? [more inside]
posted by ascullion on Aug 14, 2007 - 7 answers

How can I send flowers to somebody in China?

Can anybody recommend an online florist that can accept US payment for delivery in China? [more inside]
posted by :-) on Aug 5, 2007 - 5 answers

So, what kind of plant am I?

What kind of plant is this (hi-res here), and how does it like to be taken care of?
posted by toxic on Jul 27, 2007 - 4 answers

The question I pose: Whose roses are those?

What are the ownership boundaries of plants in a rented/shared household? [more inside]
posted by Ambrosia Voyeur on Jul 20, 2007 - 14 answers

Can I send flowers to the Holy Land?

Sending flowers to a war zone. How? [more inside]
posted by docgonzo on Jul 17, 2007 - 5 answers

late season blooms for bees, please!

i'm in usda zone 9a (napa, ca) and am keeping a colony of honeybees in my back yard. can anyone list some plants that will provide nectar and pollen to these awesome insects as late into the fall and winter as possible? thanks!
posted by oigocosas on Jul 10, 2007 - 9 answers

If you were this photograph, where would you be, and who would have taken you?

LostArtFilter: Does this image sound familiar to anyone? It's a photograph of someone blowing into one end of a rolled up newspaper, and there is a bouquet of flowers emerging from the other end. I'm pretty sure the background is just white. [more inside]
posted by lizzicide on Jul 5, 2007 - 5 answers

Rose-coloured glass jar?

What the heck do I do with a jar of rose petal jam? [more inside]
posted by Schlimmbesserung on Jun 26, 2007 - 23 answers

Where can I find potted flowers for a wedding in October in LA?

Where can I get potted daisies, chrysanthemums, &c for a 150+ wedding in October, in Los Angeles? [more inside]
posted by odinsdream on Jun 19, 2007 - 3 answers

Name these yellow thingies

What are these flowers called and how long should they last (when cut)?
posted by tasty on Jun 17, 2007 - 7 answers

Flowers? For me? Oh ANDY!

Artfilter: what flower is featured in the Warhol series "Flowers"? [more inside]
posted by The Esteemed Doctor Bunsen Honeydew on May 31, 2007 - 7 answers

A Silver Rose

I would like to spray paint a whole rose with metallic silver paint. The intention is that it will encase the rose, fully retaining its pretty rose shape for at least a few days, if not permanently. In reality the rose will probably wilt, or otherwise warp, leaving an ugly silver mess. I don't know. Any suggestions on how to get the results as imagined?
posted by fucker on May 17, 2007 - 11 answers

Lilacs delivered to Atlanta by Monday?

Emergency funeral flowers for a mom -- where can I get lilacs in Atlanta or delivered to Atlanta for a Monday memorial service? My best friend's mom passed suddenly last night and her favorite flowers were lilacs. Please help me do this for my friend and her family.
posted by mdiskin on May 10, 2007 - 18 answers

Where can I find interconnected bud vases to hang on the wall?

Where can I find interconnected bud vases to hang on the wall? [more inside]
posted by vytae on May 4, 2007 - 12 answers

Wherefore ART thou?

What is this kind of art called, and where can I find it when I actually want to find it? [more inside]
posted by messylissa on Apr 10, 2007 - 17 answers

Girls are to flowers as Boys are to _______

What is the male equivalent of receiving flowers at the office? [more inside]
posted by damnjezebel on Mar 21, 2007 - 42 answers

A rose by any other name?

Is there any difference between Amelia roses and Amelia Renaissance roses? [more inside]
posted by phatkitten on Mar 5, 2007 - 5 answers

Gift delivery in Amsterdam?

Any suggestions for gift delivery in Amsterdam? [more inside]
posted by ciocarlia on Dec 5, 2006 - 1 answer

Where can I order flowers online to be shipped to Toronto?

Where can I order flowers online to be shipped to Toronto? [more inside]
posted by althanis on Nov 29, 2006 - 6 answers

What's the best way to send flowers to England?

What's the best way to order flowers online and send them to a person in London? If it makes a difference, I'm in the States. [more inside]
posted by tozturk on Sep 14, 2006 - 14 answers

Will flowers grow in alcohol?

Experimental Gardeners!!! Will flowers grow in wine? (or any sort of alcohol?) [more inside]
posted by svdodge on Aug 2, 2006 - 7 answers

Idle hands are the devil's playthings.

The Devil went to Carolina,
Looking for a place to hide;
He found a pot,
And so he thought,
Now there will be [more inside]
posted by 1f2frfbf on Jul 17, 2006 - 11 answers

How can I learn to plant a healthy garden?

Please share resources for learning about, selecting, and planting a garden given a particular climate and soil. [more inside]
posted by odinsdream on Jun 24, 2006 - 9 answers

Disinfected flowers for hospitalized patients?

How can I disinfect flowers that I want to present to my dad in critical care? [more inside]
posted by elamp on Apr 11, 2006 - 21 answers


Boxes. I'm looking for a place to source about 100 boxes (wood/plastic) for flowers etc at a wedding. Long and thin, looking around 4 x 3 x 12 inches? Location Texas. Any suggestions of cheap flower wholesalers would be great too.
posted by Mossy on Apr 3, 2006 - 5 answers

name the tree...

Photofilter: can anyone identify this tree? [more inside]
posted by casarkos on Mar 15, 2006 - 14 answers

Books on gardening

Garden help. [more inside]
posted by dpx.mfx on Mar 10, 2006 - 18 answers

Where's the Something Cool Delivery Service?

What's something nice you can get delivered to someone... that isn't flowers? (or chinese food.) [more inside]
posted by soma lkzx on Feb 14, 2006 - 29 answers

Last-minute Valentine's Day flower delivery

Valentine's crisis: I need to have flowers delivered to either Half Moon Bay (CA) between 9 and noon, or an apartment in the Castro after 11pm. I admit poor advance planning. [more inside]
posted by lbergstr on Feb 13, 2006 - 7 answers

Wedding arrangements in Chicago

The wonderful, fantastic, exhilarating news is that we're getting married in Chicago in June. The less-good news is that we live in different cities, neither of which is anywhere near Chicago. So we could use a little help putting together the pieces, like florists, photographers, DJs, and oh yeah someone to actually do the marrying. And we've like got four months to do it in. [more inside]
posted by gleuschk on Feb 9, 2006 - 11 answers

Looking for reputable flower merchant.

So, it's almost Valentine's Day, and I'm in need of some help, vis a vis flowers. I need to send some flowers to a beautiful woman in another city and I need suggestions for a reputable dealer of flower power. The city in question is Vancouver, so I suppose if someone had intimate knowledge of the city they could recommend a specific place there, but otherwise an online store that you've used before (with good results) would suffice.
posted by The God Complex on Feb 8, 2006 - 21 answers

Sproutin' Daffodils

A freakishly warm winter and the daffodils are coming up... [more inside]
posted by Heatwole on Feb 3, 2006 - 5 answers

Botanicals gift ideas

Botanicals Gift: I'm looking for aromatic gifts made from botanicals (especially flowers) that go beyond lotions, candles, etc. [more inside]
posted by defreckled on Jan 27, 2006 - 10 answers

Where to buy fake flowers?

I would like recommendations for good places to buy high quality artificial flowers. Online stores or places in NYC. Money little object as long as they look good. [more inside]
posted by gaspode on Oct 31, 2005 - 6 answers

Greek goddess of olfaction?

Is there a greek goddess of olfaction? Or at least some sort of ancient figure associated with perfumes or odors or the nose? (Perhaps with an affiliated myth or story to go along with the association?) [more inside]
posted by mowglisambo on Sep 15, 2005 - 7 answers

Oh please / oh oh oh please / grow for me ( -- from "Little Shop of Horrors")

I'd like to get a small-to-medium-sized potted plant to liven up my dreary work cubicle. It won't receive any sunlight at all and will be exposed to 24 hours a day of pinkish fluorescent lighting and the glare of several computers and TV screens. The best it can hope for is fresh water and fertilizer/nutrient supplements as needed. Other than those boring and ubiquitous bamboo sticks, what else is there? Bonus points if it flowers or smells nice.
posted by Asparagirl on Sep 12, 2005 - 10 answers

ordering flowering cactus or flowers online

Looking for recommendations on ordering a flowering cactus or some flowers online for someone recuperating from surgery. I'm trying to stay under $60 if possible. The person is in Baldwinsville NY, which I believe is in the Syracuse (?) area. I'd like to place an order this evening.
posted by yoga on Aug 31, 2005 - 8 answers

Does this blooming thing exist?

I'm looking for seeds for an indoor flower or plant that will grow in about 2 to 3 months. Ideally, this plant should require very little space, not be seasonal, and be easy to grow for amateurs like myself. Does my ideal plant exist on this planet, or am I being completely unreasonable? Any ideas?
posted by reformedjerk on Aug 12, 2005 - 9 answers

Where can I find help maintaining some landscaping?

I find myself responsible for a semi-large, quite varied chunk of landscaping. Shrubs, flowers, trees, you name it. I don't have a clue what I'm doing. Where can I find help? [more inside]
posted by pornucopia on Jul 21, 2005 - 9 answers

What should I buy for my NY friend?

I'm in the UK and want to send a present to someone in New York for tomorrow. Help please. [more inside]
posted by Frasermoo on Jun 29, 2005 - 13 answers

Are these bluebells?

MeFi botanists: These are buebells, right, blooming now until June? (Yes, that IS my cat Widget on the scanner trying to eat them.) But what are these, fallen from a tree or plant on the NE Ohio shore of Lake Erie? (Pic is aprox 200% actual size.) Does anyone else have any plants you need to identify? Are there any good books or online flora resources you recommend that allow a person to maybe search by, say, "flowers-blue" and then narrow the search, perusing images? Thanks.
posted by Shane on May 3, 2005 - 9 answers

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